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D68 Respiratory Virus Found In Southeastern Mass

State health officials say a case of an unusual respiratory virus affecting children around the country has been confirmed in an 8-year-old southeastern Massachusetts girl.

Department of Health Commissioner Cheryl Bartlett said Tuesday the girl has a history of asthma

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WHO Predicts Expansion Of Ebola Cases

Over the next six weeks, the Ebola outbreak in West Africa could sicken 20-thousand people.

Researchers with the World Health Organization and London's Imperial College say the virus could infect 20-thousand people by the beginning of November, unless intensive control measures are launched

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It’s On Us

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. However, sexual assault is a year-round tragedy. We need to keep the conversation going as long as it exists in our society. According to Justice

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Enterovirus 68 Now Confirmed In 22 States

Health officials say 22 states now have confirmed cases of an unusual respiratory illness in children.

An uncommon virus — enterovirus 68 — is causing the illnesses. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Friday that 160 lab-confirmed cases were reported in the 22 states

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Sunscreen May Fail To Prevent Skin Cancer
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Healthy Skin is Beautiful Skin

Imagine the day when we know what the cure for cancer is, but the ingredient is not approved for public use in the states for another 10 years. That's what has been happening with preventive measures until now. The Sen

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Sierra Leone Plans Nationwide Shutdown To Slow Ebola Virus

The Western African nation of Sierra Leone is taking drastic steps to try to slow the spread of the Ebola virus. Starting at midnight tonight, there will be a three-day nationwide shutdown. The nation's six million people will be confined to their homes while volunteers search house-to-house for Ebola victims in hiding

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Have You Ever Gone To Work High? Survey Results

A surprising amount of Americans are admitting to having clocked in at work while high.

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Johnson And Johnson Recalls Children's Cold Medicines
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Medicine Cabinet Necessities

It seems like a good idea to ask the professionals for the best advice when it comes to your health right? 1,000 pharmacists were asked to recommend certain medications for various symptoms and we have the list here! When sickness hits your home this winter, be sure to have the best products in stock for your family

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Photo by Aaron Vincent Elkaim / Getty Images

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Has Cancer

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s doctor says the mayor has cancer.

Dr. Zane Cohen, a colorectal surgeon at Mount Sinai hospital, said Wednesday Ford has a malignant sarcoma tumor which he described as ‘‘very rare’’ and ‘‘very difficult

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U.S. Waistlines Keep Expanding

Americans' waistlines are getting bigger. A new study finds the average American has a waistline of almost 39 inches.

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